Synonyms of pine in English:



  • 1 she thinks I am pining away from love
    languish, decline, go into a decline, lose strength, weaken, waste away, dwindle, wilt, wither, fade, flag, sicken, droop, brood, mope, moon
    archaic peak
  • 2 Leopold was clearly pining for his son
    yearn, long, ache, sigh, hunger, thirst, itch, languish, carry a torch; miss, mourn, lament, grieve over, cry/weep over, fret about, shed tears for, bemoan, rue, regret the loss/absence of, hanker for/after, eat one's heart out over, cry out for
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    pine, yearn, long, hanker
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    Word of the day hypnopompic
    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    relating to the state immediately preceding waking up